Dec 5, 2012 11:00am PST
. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> two of the future stars of the republican party appeared together. last night. florida senator marco rubio received the second jack kemp leadership award. the first recipient was paul ryan. here they were. >> as you may know, marco is joining an elite group of past recipients for this award. two of us so far, i'll see you at the reunion dinner, table for two, know in good tables? >> thank you for your invitation for lunch from iowa and new hampshire. i will not stand by and watch the people of south carolina ignored. >> gloria borger, chief political analyst, little, i suppose, that
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm EST
morgans, specter energy looks like a good play. we're looking at the 4% to 5% yielders, companies that have a good track record of increasing those yields. we're sticking more with consumer staples. we're definitely tilted towards that defensive end. but we're going to stay there. as long as growth is slow, that's where we feel we can get the best risk adjusted returns for our clients. >> all right. thanks for joining us. mark, good to see you. rick, have a good weekend. gordon, have a good time at the beacon tonight. we're less than an hour from the trade month. kayla rounds up november's big winners and losers. >> hey, bill. the indices may have danced along the flat line for the entire month, but there were clear winners and losers on either side of the tape. to the downside, several companies falling markedly. exelon down 17%. cliff's natural down 21%. pitney bowes down 22%. the biggest laggard is the born-again retailer jcpenney. down 26.5%. some stocks arguably had a better month. computer sciences up around 25%. trip adviser, spun off of expedia, running 27% in november alo
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
congressional leaders put much of their energy on the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations. oklahoma representative tom cole who broke ranks with republicans by embracing president obama's plan to raise taxes on the wealthy stuck to his guns this morning. >> if we can give the american people an early christmas present, if they can listen to the debate instead of be worried that their own taxes are going to go up, i think that actually strengthens our hand. i haven't changed my mind. i'm not going to come out here and be disingenuous to people. i think it would be a step in the right direction. >> today john boehner expressed disappointment at where the negotiations stand. as our first read team points out, by siding with the white house tom cole may be helping boehner get the deal he wants. joining me now, political editor mark murray. why do you think tom cole has strengthened the speaker's position, negotiating position he goes in with? >> it has given john boehner some cover. you now have a conservativconse albeit establishment member of the house republican party who is essentially going to th
Nov 30, 2012 10:00am PST
energy companies connected to the keystone pipeline, i mean what we're seeing is basically has all the hallmarks of a tough confirmation battle before her name has been put into nomination. she's effectively fighting this daily drip of revelations and research that's being dug up about her as she tries to get herself on an even keel not knowing whether the president will put her name in. it's a tough situation. >> when you look at this also, there are other things in play, they're thinking about recognizing the syrian opposition, bilateral talks to try to test the resolve of the ayatollah and see if they can negotiate something with iran. a lot of foreign impediments to this domestic agenda. >> no question. and i think hillary clinton is saying she's willing to stick around for a while longer just to see a successor confirmed. i wonder whether she's going to have to make good on that pledge. this hey have to drag out longer than the white house had planned. >> we have to leave it there. mark, margaret and chris, thanks so much. up next, a new strategy for the fight against autism.
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
great meal with the family at a high energy atmosphere. >> let me ask you, how many of these -- do you own some of these stores? how's your business model work? >> 99 peshz franchise. we have four company restaurants in the atlanta market that we use for training and testing. >> none in jersey yet? are there some here yet? >> there are restaurants in jersey but not company operations. they are all based in atlanta. >> i have never seen one. where would i see one in jersey? >> you will see one, everything from south jersey to north jersey. we have about 25 restaurants. >> how much is a franchise? >> a plan choice fee is $30,000 for a single store deal. >> has to be a lot involved with setting one up, though. >> are there -- mexican food, worst mexican food is great for me. i have asked -- i tried to get everyone to put mexican restaurants in my neighborhood. it is hard to find. i would eat it every night, i think. i'm not sure why. >> biggest challenge that we have with getting more restaurants open. today we have over 340 signed franchise agreements in our backlog. our biggest challeng
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. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well, cold play dreams of paradise. but americans who seek it in hawaii have a steep price to pay. the rainbow state tops a new cold well banker list of the most expensive states for home buyers. the average listing for a four bedroom two bath home going for nearly $750,000. massachusetts is about $300,000 less but still the second most expensive state. california is the third priceyest with a $430,000 price tag on average. the most affordable listings, nebraska where the average listing is about $145,000. iowa and georgia ranked second and third least expensive. those are your number ones here on "weekends with alex witt." tht a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot?